Website accessibility

We want our website to be easy to use for everyone.

When we designed the site we made every effort to take our users’ diverse needs into consideration.

Accessibility standards

Our site has been designed to meet the WC3 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. These guidelines offer three levels of priority, and we ensure that all of our pages are accessible to A and AA guidelines. Where possible we also try to achieve AAA guidelines.

More details of these guidelines are available from the World-Wide Web Consortium's website

Alternative formats

All documents on this website are available in alternative formats such as large print, Braille and languages other than English. If you would like a document in an alternative format Contact Us.

Website translation

Translations of this site are provided with the help of Google Translate.

To use this, just click ‘select language’ on the Google Translate drop down list at the top of the homepage and you’ll be able to select your preferred language. The site will automatically be translated into your chosen language. Because Google Translate is a third-party application, we have no control over any inaccuracies arising from this translation.

Tips on making the web easier to use

If you need help with seeing the screen, language and reading or using your keyboard and mouse, visit the BBC's My Web My Way where you will find step by step instructions on how to do this. The Abilitynet website also provides lots of useful tools to help you make your computer easier to use.

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